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Deliver of Prescriptions

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PillPack, an online pharmacy was recently purchased by Amazon. With Amazon’s mission to be the earth’s most customer-centric company; to build a place where people can come to find and discover anything they might want to buy online, it only makes sense to add a home deliver service of prescription medications to their customers. This […]

Bromeliad Plants

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Bromeliad plants are known to be a harbor for the mosquitos that carry Zika and other various diseases. A study was recently conducted in 51 locations throughout Miami Dade County. The results of the study reported that Zika mosquitos were the most dominant species identified. In order to prevent the spread of this disease, some […]

Dry Drowning

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A lifesaving social media message was recently released and shared over 96,000 times on “dry drowning” A mom wrote about her four-year-old daughter who had a dry drowning accident that led her to the hospital days after the incident occurred. This was caused by a pool noodle where her daughter inhaled water and immediately began […]

Automobile Safety with Children

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Since 1992, there have been 90 fatalities due to leaving children in vehicles. Did you know that Florida ranks the second highest in the nation for all heat-related deaths of children left in automobiles?  Last week, in Miami-Dade, a one-year-old boy died after being left in a parked car in a shopping plaza where temperatures […]

Epi-Pen Shortage

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently announced that the lifesaving allergy treatments, EpiPen and Mylan generic epinephrine auto-injectors, are on a “spot shortage.” This means that numerous large and small pharmacies across the country are on backorder of these lifesaving supplies. Anyone who is prescribed these medications must seek alternative options by talking […]

Emergency Request to Check Airbags

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For all cars with Takata Airbags, there is an emergency request to have your airbags checked. In Florida alone, these Japanese made airbags have injured eighty-three people and killed three people. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that over one million residents in Florida still have these airbags in their vehicles.  It is advised […]

Happy Mothers Day

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Join me in celebrating all of the wonderful mothers today, by wishing them a happy and special Mother’s Day. Whether you are dedicating this day to a mother, friend, sister or aunt, this holiday highlights all of the inspirational women who dedicate their lives to the wellbeing of their families. As for most women, motherhood […]

Water Safety

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As summer is approaching, it’s time to ensure our children are receiving appropriate swim safety education through swimming lessons so they can enjoy their summer by cooling down in the water. Unfortunately last week, police found a three-year-old child unresponsive floating in a community swimming pool. While drowning is the number one cause of death […]

Renewable Energy Source

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As the U. S. looks to develop cleaner, renewable energy sources, Apple announced their facilities are 100% powered by renewable sources. While all facilities are not connected to clean energy, renewable energy is being put into the power grid offsetting its use of fossil fuels. Clean energy is being utilized in its stores, offices and […]

Pedestrian Deaths

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Pedestrian deaths in Central Florida and throughout the United States have spiked to approximately 6,000 fatalities a year. Pedestrians are losing their lives when they are going outside for a walk. Orange County in Orlando is advocating for change. They will be spending $15 million dollars on specific projects from signage to crossing lights to […]